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PBS
May 3, 2014 12:00am PDT
the world is unified. there's real differences about what to do, have germany, and take other members of the european community. >> the eastern europeans. >> charlie: how does the president handle that? does he go off on his own and put troops here and there and do this and that or does he wait and try to get some kind of unified plan? >> i think he needs to do a little more leading from in front. i think he has to do both a major effort to keep the united states and europe together, understanding that the european dependence on russian energy is going to make it tough, and on trade with russia. german trade with russia is huge and ours is tiny. but, on the other hand, the europeans have 60 years of sort of relying on us for leadership in international affairs and particularly on national security, and they are not yet ready to be co-leaders, and i think a little more american leadership on this would have been important, even while we understand and agree with the point he's making. >> charlie: syria. when the president made the decision not to attack syria after having said it had c
CSPAN
May 3, 2014 2:00am EDT
by the principle that europe, germany, and united states could not wish for a more reliable partner respectively than we have in the transatlantic alliance. the alliance is a prime importance to all of us and this is the basis for our very close economic cooperation as well. the transatlantic economic the whole 15ure on million jobs on that side of the atlantic. it is indispensable. german companies alone a great in more than 600,000 jobs over haveand american companies created 800,000 jobs as of now. the u.s. chamber of commerce is an eloquent testament to these very close integrations of our tool economic areas. the world has changed incredibly. you have more of a political and theomic weight of economies, the overall framework of the g 20. the global financial and economic crisis as greatly impaired progress and growth in the countries which has a lasting impact. globally, we see a tightening of growth which is something we are very pleased to. of imf is excepting growth 3.6% and next year to 3.9%. reason for usbe a to be complacent. in europe and the united states, just as other industrializ
CSPAN
May 2, 2014 10:00pm EDT
with germany and the transatlantic trade and investment partnership. this is an hour. >> please welcome dr. angela merkel. [applause] >> ladies and gentlemen, welcome to the chamber of commerce of the united states. period is tom donohue am the president and ceo of the spine institution. i would like to extend a special welcome to those of you visiting our headquarters for the first time. the chamber is a 102-year-old organization. this building serves as a central rallying point for the ..s. business community we host several hundred meetings here in this room alone every year. room we are gathered in today, the international hall of flags, is rich in symbolism and history. afterom takes its name the overhead banners of 12 great explorers who blazed the first paths of trade. they planted the first seeds of commercial and industrial growth in the new world. these flags remind us that the transatlantic relationship has been around for a long time. today, we are reminded just how essential this relationship is. alliance is.-eu critical to global stability, peace, and freedom. this has been p
PBS
May 2, 2014 6:00pm PDT
and germany's chancellor merkel met at the white house today where the ukraine crisis took center stage after russia declared the recent geneva agreement brokered with the west to diffuse tensions was dead. jeffrey brown reports. >> we are united in our determination to impose costs on russia for its actions, >> brown: in the white house rose garden this afternoon, there were strong words for moscow. the president warned more severe economic penalties are coming unless russian leader vladimir putin backs off. >> our hope is, is that we shouldn't have to use them. we're not interested in punishing the russian people. we do think that mr. putin and his leadership circle are taking bad decisions and unnecessary decisions and he needs to be dissuaded from his current course. >> brown: mr. obama said there will be no choice but to act if russia disrupts ukraine's presidential election on may 25th. chancellor merkel agreed. >> ( translated ): the 25th of may is not all that far away. should that not be possible to stabilize the situation, further sanctions will be unavoidable. this is something tha
PBS
May 2, 2014 12:00pm PDT
is not an egyptian novelty. you have it in spain, in ireland, in germany, in italy. that's the first point. the response here is to violence, primarily. secondly, what's declared terrorism or a terrorist organization is the organization itself. our present president has said that, according to our constitution, any egyptian who is not found guilty of a crime and is ready to work according to constitution peacefully still has a role in politics. that has not been taken away from them. but no egyptian, be that an islamist, and the brotherhood is not the only one, the brotherhood or someone like me who is more towards a secularist, and if i decide i'm not going to work beyond the constitution or want to be b beyond it, i don't have a role in politics. we have a challenge to come together. the next president will have that challenge. but i don't really believe that the government is reacting to a political issue. it's reacting to violence. >> charlie: you really believe that? >> i really do. >> charlie: now, this extreme measure, taking that step of sentencing all these people to death is the
CSPAN
May 2, 2014 2:00pm EDT
sanctions against russia. germany ruthlessly pursued its mercantile interest and the lobbyist wrong. it is a very strong economic relationship between germany and russia. including the former german chancellor. he is making money helping national gas -- natural gas flow. >> which goes to one of the fundamental flaws of sanctions as a foreign-policy tool, correct? >> it is a rather blunt instrument. choice than tono try sanctions. politics are a flaw. ismany is what russia -- rubbish' partner. partner.ading what jacktell you lew had to say. >> if you look at the impact on russia's economy it is misleading to look at what happens day by day. you have to look over the time crimeaussia went into since we have imposed sanctions. there has been a substantial in russia'sn and -- weak economy. we see it in their exchange rate and stock exchange and a number of important economic indicators. they were downgraded to one notch above junk and with the rationale and the bond rating was in part the sanctions being imposed. the question is how do we proceed and occur -- a careful way step-by-step
CSPAN
May 2, 2014 12:00pm EDT
at the u.s. chamber of commerce and she will be focusing her comments on u.s. trade relations with germany. >> republic of germany. >> good morning, everybody. pleasure to a great welcome my friend, chancellor house. to the white germany is one of our strongest allies, and angela is one of my closest partners. and with her indulgence, i want to start by making two brief, comments. first, as president, my top priority is doing everything we can to create more jobs and opportunities for hard-working families for our economic strength as a source of strength in the world. this morning, we learned that our businesses created 273,000 new jobs last month. all told, our businesses have now created 9.2 million new jobs over 50 consecutive months of job growth. the grit and determination of the american people are moving us forward, but we have to keep a relentless focus on job creation and creating more opportunities for working families. there is plenty more that congress should be doing, from raising the minimum wage to --ating good restriction good construction jobs rebuilding america. i want t
CSPAN
May 2, 2014 10:00am EDT
against russia clear in recent weeks. as a result, germany's position is unlikely to shift, barring a dramatic escalation of the conflict in ukraine. we will hear from chancellor merkel and president obama. in the meantime, a washington journal discussion this morning on the effectiveness of sanctions. host: our friday roundtable focusing on the issue of sanctions as a foreign-policy tool, do they work? carla anne robbins is a senior fellow at the council on foreign relations. mark dubowitz of the foundation for democracy. "the wall street journal" the president meets with angela merkel. german companies opposing sanctions, can you explain. guest: german companies opposed sanctions against iran, it is no surprise they are opposing sanctions against russia. the german corporate lobby is very strong. it is no surprise. it is a very strong economic relationship between germany and russia. including former german chancellor, who is making a lot of money helping natural gas flow from russia to germany. no surprise. angela merkel is under pressure. host: one of the fundamental flaws of sa
CSPAN
May 2, 2014 7:00am EDT
. it is a very strong economic relationship between germany and russia. including former german chancellor, who is making a lot of money helping natural gas flow from russia to germany. no surprise. angela merkel is under pressure. host: one of the fundamental flaws of sanctions as a foreign-policy tool? guest: it is limited and a blunt instrument but also there is no other choice. not a lot of other alternatives. politics are flawed, too. germany is russia's's largest trading partner in the eu. they have more economic interest in the u.s. and its owing to be hard to pressure russia and a major way unless the europeans are willing to play. host: let me share what jack lew told members of congress when it came to sanctions and at russia and the wealthy individuals linked to president putin. [video clip] >> if you look at the impact on russia's economy, it is misleading to look at what happens day by day. you have to look over the period of time since russia went into crimea and since we have imposed sanctions. there has been a substantial deterioration in rush's already weak economy. we see and
CSPAN
May 2, 2014 6:00am EDT
exports gas into the eu the first country of transit let's say germany or ukraine or other eu countries, could not say, they couldn't dictate you may not pass this on without my permission to another country. what it allowed it to do the minute the gas comes into the eu it is not eu gas and to be transferred for the. as we talked before about reversing the clothes from poland hungary to slovakia into ukraine that would not impossible in 2009 because of the regular structure that was in place. by working with europe to get the regulatory structure their making some investments, getting them to make investments in infrastructure their less reliant today. but as russia will continue to be a supplier into europe there's more we can do together to make sure that reliance is diminished, and quite significantly. >> is a pipe dream for americans to see themselves in anything like the near future providing natural gas to europe and with that have any effect on our domestic market? or do we have so much that it would simply mean a new market and a new perhaps reduction in the trade imbalance if w
CNN
May 1, 2014 3:30pm PDT
. and russians went into east germany in '53. they went into hungary in '56. they went into prague in '68. we were always very careful. they have 1700 nuclear weapons. >> but it wasn't arming those countries that led to tend of the cold war and the collapse of the soviet union. >> a very long-term collapse. >> it was economic. >> we need to be thinking about a 20-year plan to be dealing with putin. >> yes. >> not a 20-week plan. >> i would tend to agree with you on that. and i don't understand why if this is true, and i appreciate your perspective, where are the republicans who are willing to play this longer game with this president? you talk about how weak this president. i don't think this president looks week to al qaeda. i don't think this president looks weak to moammar gadhafi. i think america looks weak when the republican party attacks this president when he goes for peace, when he goes for war, when he tries to do overseas, stuff at home. where is the one area you are willing to work with this president on? >> first thing i said we had to go, look at this strategically and we have t
CSPAN
May 1, 2014 1:00am EDT
will be gone, it meant when russian exports gas into the e.u., the first country of transit, germany, ukraine or other e.u. countries, they cooperate dictate you may not pass this on without my permission to another country. what it allowed it to do, the minute the gas comes into the e.u., it is now e.u. gas and can be transferred further. when we talked earlier about reversing the flows into ukraine, that would not have been possible in 2009 because of the regulatory structure that was in place. so by working with them to get the regulatory structure there, they are less relipet today. but as russia will continue to be a supplier into europe, there is more we can do together to make sure that reliance is diminished, and quite significantly. >> forgive the pun, but? is it a pipe dream for americans to see themselves in anything like the near future providing natural gas to europe, and would that have any effect on our domestic market? or do we have so much that it would simply mean a new market and a new perhaps reduction in the trade imbalance if we were able to do that. >> i think the unite
CSPAN
Apr 30, 2014 9:00pm EDT
exports gas into the eu, the first country of transit, let's say germany or ukraine or other eu countries could not -- they could not dictate you may not pass this on without my permission to another country. what it allowed it to do is a minute a gas comes and it is eu gas and can be transferred further. we talked about reversing the flows from poland to hungary from slovakia into ukraine. that would not have been possible in 2000 nine because of the regulatory structure that was in place. i working with europe to get the regulatory structure there, making some investments and getting them to make investments in infrastructure, they are less reliant today. as russia will continue to be a supplier into europe emma there is more we can do together to make sure that that reliance is diminished and quite significantly. fors it a pipe dream americans who see themselves in anything like the near future europeng natural gas to and would that have any effect on our domestic market or do we have so much that it would ,imply mean a new market trades reduction in the investments if we were able to
Bloomberg
Apr 30, 2014 6:00am EDT
incentives -- >> policies like germany. why can't we be more like germany? dividedse we have a government in washington that is completely gridlocked on the subject of economic policy. so we get absolutely nothing out of washington leading the fed to carry the bomb. impetus on one particular level of policy and it's already so pushed to the extreme, potentially bad things are going to happen down the road. he will have unintended consequences. maybe another financial crisis you're notnt. helping the long-term unemployed. >> you worked for years at bear economics. now rdq do you still have the worry of future inflation? inflation could be a problem in the future? >> i do. right now, the liquidity the fed idle on banks balance sheet. we start to reconnect the banks willingness to lend with the amount of reserve they have available, the money supply could literally explode and the fed could do little about it. we saw that in the 1970's. we have sort of forgotten about the potential for that to happen. i think that risk is there. >> we're thrilled to have you here on fed day. even more thrill
CNBC
Apr 30, 2014 4:00am EDT
recycling plant as well in germany. where does this leave the aluminum sector now? the prices are almost half in 2008. we have massive overproduction. >> we believe that -- actually we use the word cautiously optimistic now. what we see for the better part of 2014 and also into '14 is that we see aluminum demand outpacing aluminum production for quite some time now, which is a new situation we haven't seen for quite some time. with that being said, i think it is important to note that we do have a huge inventory and the industry is such that we'll have to come to the market at some point in time. just the fact that production is now lower than demand is a good situation for the industry. >> i suppose this is about demand outside china. how much does china impact, when you talk about demand outside china, talk about demand inside china. >> we believe china will be self-sufficient on primary production. we have said that for quite some time. we believe the industry very much concurs with that. we saw china back within we had the financial crisis quickly adapting to lower demand in their co
CSPAN
Apr 30, 2014 3:00am EDT
back to the history books and what things were like in germany before world world war with the sense of them being a rising power but with the grievance that they would soon be into position to correct in some way. now that doesn't mean conflict is inevitable but the decisions over the maritime disputes you felt the chance of to improve. >> the trip i took in march was my 9th trip there. and it was a great quote that i would like to point out from a debate from two people of letters. i will not go into their names. they were arguing about china and one was living there for a couple years and there other returned. and the guy who had not said the guy who lived there was too close to china and the guy responded surely there is a medium between never -- living in china versus never being there at all. that guy had never been there at all. i can tell you every time i go i learn how much i don't know and how much is changing in china. i would be concerned about china's economic rise if it doesn't happen. and that is because the imperative i think from the comm commonnist party is if they
CSPAN
Apr 28, 2014 5:50am EDT
and germany. >> what do you think of germany? >> i like it. i have been there nine years and longest i lived anywhere. i consider germany my home in a weird way. and it's definitely a mind-opening experience for me and it's changed my perspective on a national level for the country and also on an international level as well. >> what's your favorite german word? >> oh, that's a good one. probably bergermeister. >> and the bill you want passed. >> i would go along the lines with everyone else, it seems an education bill. living in a military community i have seen the effects transferring through multiple school systems has on students and how the lack of standardization and common goals for education have on students and their futures. >> let's go back in the back here. people we have not been able to talk to. yes, sir. >> my name is daniel rose and i'm the delegate from tennessee. >> where in tennessee? >> memphis. >> the bill i would pass is definitely an immigration reform bill. just looking around the room and being able to talk to every single one of these delegates has been just an aspir
Al Jazeera America
Apr 27, 2014 11:00pm EDT
in kharkiv, germany is also condemning pro-russian militia. barnaby phillips has more from donetske in ukraine. >> the self appointed mayor, they are in no position to complain about what has happened to them. >> we are not prisoners of war. we are the guests of mayor ponomayork and treated as such. >> reporter: at least they were able to show their families they were alive and well. and later one observer from sweden was released on grounds of poor health. these men were also captured by pro-russian gunmen near slovyansk. this is how they looked after their interrogation. in the road into slovyansk, the ukrainian army. this is not a town under siege but the army is working on no more coming in. that's because the government in kyiv is very concerned at how russia will respond to any use of force by these men. in the next town, artemisk, a demonstration in favor of russia. it's a small crowd although they do seem to have some support on the sidelines. pro-russians, control the government building in donetske, they had an unexpected visitor one of russia's most wealthy men, now try
Al Jazeera America
Apr 27, 2014 8:00pm EDT
for the investigation. now to the crisis in ukraine. pro-russian supporters took over a television station. germany is condemning the parading of european observers kidnapped on friday. pro-russian militias released one, several others are in custody. russian militia captured three ukrainian special forces officers and they, too, were shown to the media. barnaby phillips has more from near donetsk in eastern ukraine. >> reporter: the european military observers were paraded before cameras by the self-ponded major -- appointed mayor of slovyansk, vechislav ponomaryov. they are in no position to complain about what happened to them. >> we are not prisoners of war, but the guests of mayor vechislav ponomaryov, and are treated as such. >> at least they were able to show their families they are alive and well. later, one observer from swedeb was released on the grounds of you will health. others have not been treated so kindly. these three men were captured by pro-russian government need slovyansk. ukrainian intelligence officers, and this is what they locked like after the interrogation. >> on the road
CSPAN
Apr 27, 2014 6:30pm EDT
. he was in east germany when it collapsed and he also saw -- you know, he had experiences there were the mob, if you like caller is trying to tear down the headquarters of the east german secret police. then, i think, you can also see after words in the 1990's he worked for the mayor of st. petersburg. i think it was quite clear from what mr. putin saw that that also was not a very clean election. i think that his attitude toward democracy, one has to look at his past and worry comes from. he is not a democrat in any western sense of the word, but russia is also not stalinist russia, even though some people describe it as such. but it is not that. the internet is pretty free. people can express different views. not on state-run to limit -- television. putin is not all-powerful in the way that probably stolen west. he is probably the single most powerful individual in the system which is not very transparent. it is a hybrid system. the groups but different people with whom he interacts and his views he does have to listen to. we can see in economic transactions he cannot determine eve
CSPAN
Apr 27, 2014 2:04pm EDT
the japanese? >> the cold war line if your attacked by germany and russia, who do you shoot first? the answer was, germany, business before pleasure. not a very nice cold war story. >> ooh! >> that's hard to -- obviously these attitudes go way back and are very deep and action sir bait -- exacerbated by world war ii and nobody has been prepared to tell the entire truth about, forth ruthly in the region so it does have an overhang i think matters quite a lot. it means that the koreans and others are
CSPAN
Apr 26, 2014 2:19pm EDT
of the interesting experiences you had is you were in east germany so you became familiar with the horrors of the official propaganda system. the stasi and so forth. you understand the need of information for a free society been in the have not unlike snowden, you are a contractor but then you rose to a high official position. surely, living in washington, as you do, you are probably aware. we had lunch today. i remember when i was reporting for "the l.a. times and the development of a star wars system, i think it just goes to the point i was on tsa or a southwest airlines, a plane going from l.a. to san jose but and edward teller -- maybe not known to all of our students, but he was the father behind the instrumentals very in getting ronald reagan to support star wars. they were going to have an x-ray laser. he said, where you going and i said i am going to the stanford arms-control program. he said make sure sid tells you about the great results we had on the cottage test. we got lazing. true, that would be the biggest change in the military balance. it was the thing that any enemy would
CSPAN
Apr 26, 2014 10:50am EDT
and i realized that she is absolutely convinced that israel is not see germany. she thinks that tolerating the pro-israel voices like alan and or others at ucla, is to cater to evil. it is to collaborate with the not these. she looks at the jews and non-jews who support the jewish state. and she sees them in this way. in order to do this, she has to know nothing about not these are history or anything. but the state of higher education has allowed this kind of delusion to take hold and dominate the discourse. israel is considered not see germany and in order to believe that you have to not know about anything at all. it has happened in human history. but again this is a state of higher education throughout the western world. so the question is how did we get here. how did it come to be there today at the university of michigan, the university government administration is siding with open anti-semites who gave death threats to the students and called them names because they voted for this resolution in the student government and the university administration demanded that th
Al Jazeera America
Apr 26, 2014 9:00am EDT
champion the big favorites to win yet another title bout in germany. he has not been knocked down or lost a fight in a decade. he'll have to, quote, rip his heart out if he's to beat him. the fight gets under way later on this saturday. >>> plenty more on our websites. the latest there on the death of tito villanova, www.aljazeera.comsports and more details on twitter and facebook. that is it for now. >> thanks, answered. time to brush up your shakespeare. celebrations to take place to mark the 450th anniversary of the birth of william shakespeare. one of the world's greatest playwright is being remembered in his birthplace of stratford on avon. >> reporter: shakespeare wrote all the world is a stage, and no truer words could be said when it comes to his work. 450 years after his birth this version of hamlet will tour every country in the world, a truly global icon. >> his plays are about everything. it's domestic drama, political drama, philosophical drama. >> reporter: and shakespeare's birthday is being celebrated in the english town in which he was born. stray ford upon avon is proud
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